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County Commissioner for Greater London South West (GLSW)

Greater London South West (GLSW) Scouts are looking for an inspiring and motivated volunteer with management experience who wants to make a positive impact within their community as County Commissioner, leading and directing Scouting in GLSW. Key attributes needed include good interpersonal skillsconfidence to make changes and the ability to encourage, lead and inspire others.   

Do you, or someone you know, have management and leadership experience, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to motivate, engage and lead a team? Are you able to support scouting to utilise and drive digitally and face to face, with a vision and new ideas for the safe return of scouting? Are you a champion of developing scouting in the County and prepared to take risks and make choices which challenge the norm? 

The successful candidate will be responsible for taking GLSW Scouts forward as a growing organisation relevant to young people and adults alike. Our current youth membership in the County is over 9,127 young people supported by 1308 adults. 

How to apply 

The vacancy pack provides more information about Scouting in GLSW and the County Commissioner role. The application and nomination forms can also be found at the rear of this pack. Please complete and return the relevant form to Terry Kingham at by 12:00 on 28 February 2021.

Further information

For more information or an informal conversation about the role please contact Terry Kingham (Regional Commissioner) by emailing or Kathryn Andrews (Interim Area and Growth and Development Manager) by emailing  

The closing date for nomination forms being received is 12:00 on 28 February 2021. 

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 March 2021. 

Gilwell Park, Chingford, London

Closing date:
Sun, February 28, 2021, 11:59 AM